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Published:Monday | October 4, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:Why was the toll road for the Portmore leg of Highway 2000 not opened when the Mandela Highway was rendered impassable recently? Who would be held responsible if lives were lost trying to use the flooded highway?...

Published:Monday | October 4, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: An open letter to Minister Mike Henry.Dear Minister Henry,Having appealed to you on several occasions by way of telephone conversations about the dismal and disgraceful condition of the main south-coast road...

Published:Monday | October 4, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:I am compelled to respond to Dr Patricia Holness' letter published in The Gleaner on Friday, October 1, in which she addressed some of the concerns I highlighted in your...

Published:Saturday | October 2, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:In his letter of September 12, Eric Gaynor of Mandeville suggested that my prescriptive analysis of the present problems in Jamaica as madness was simplistic and the narrow focus of a...

Published:Saturday | October 2, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Below are edited excerpts from comments posted by online readers reacting to yesterday's story 'Death and despair' about the destruction caused by Tropical Storm Nicole.

Published:Saturday | October 2, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:There are many critics of the way Jamaica seems to be heading down the wrong road, and then there is the rhetoric adopted by some politicians, such as, "We are not changing course," or: "Full speed ahead, Driver."

Published:Saturday | October 2, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The good news is that something is finally going to be done about the pirates who infest the Somali coast and raid far out into the Indian Ocean.

Published:Friday | October 1, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:Since the Bog Walk gorge, as part of the island's road system will always be with us, it is time that its use be made safer.

Published:Friday | October 1, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: I write in response to a letter captioned 'RGD's, Kingston Mall torture', published in The Gleaner on Tuesday, July 27.

Published:Friday | October 1, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor Sir:Once again there is painstaking evidence before us that the National Water Commission's (NWC) systems are not adequately equipped to withstand natural disasters.

Published:Friday | October 1, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:What role, if any, can the governor general, Sir Patrick Allen, play in defusing the public row between Greg Christie and Paula Llewellyn? I am saddened and shudder at the thought that these two public officials...

Published:Friday | October 1, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:Re: 'Businesses repurchasing plastic bottles' in The Gleaner published yesterday:Jamaica's business sector has always been irresponsible about our environment until legally forced to change attitudes.

Published:Friday | October 1, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: Kindly allow me to comment on two letters which appeared recently in your columns: 'Poor Rev Dick' by Michael Dingwall and 'The universe did not create itself' by Patrick Gallimore.Unlike Messrs Dick and Gallimore, comfortably...

Published:Friday | October 1, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: A budget is "a financial plan of action" and our technocrats - across both administrations - should possess the expertise to draft a proper well-thought through estimate (whether fixed or flexible).

Published:Friday | October 1, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:I had a rather unpleasant experience at the Swallowfield motor vehicle examination depot recently.

Published:Thursday | September 30, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: Jamaica is definitely a nation at risk. We have become even more vulnerable to the forces of nature like the torrential rain now lashing the island, uprooting trees...

Published:Thursday | September 30, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir: As the ongoing debate continues on education reform, along with September being observed as Literacy Month, I pause to think about the great emphasis being placed on the sciences, especially...

Published:Thursday | September 30, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:This is an open letter to Mr Patrick Wong, chief executive officer of the National Works Agency (NWA):Dear Mr Wong,I am writing to the National Works Agency to follow up on the August letter to you, and a subsequent visit by workers from...

Published:Thursday | September 30, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:Menacing Tropical Depression 16 has been seriously affecting our country, wickedly taking lives and seriously damaging property and the country's infrastructure.

Published:Thursday | September 30, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Editor, Sir:All sane Jamaicans join in the call to rid our country of endemic corruption but, in our zeal to do so, we must be careful not to throw out the baby with the bath water.

Published:Wednesday | September 29, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: I am trying to understand why the transport minister is giving the Jamaican public the impression that the common practices of his servants are unknown to him.The practice of the Transport...

Published:Wednesday | September 29, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: IT IS after 1 a.m. Tuesday and the noise level from 36 Molynes Road has increased.

Published:Wednesday | September 29, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: THE NATIONAL Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) is advising the public to exercise extreme caution in areas close to swamps, wetlands, rivers and gullies as crocodiles are likely to be displaced from their natural habitats during...

Published:Wednesday | September 29, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: I NOTE G2K's call for a renewal of Jamaica's political system.There is no doubt that this is an urgent necessity and must be put in train now.

Published:Wednesday | September 29, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir: I AM writing in response to a letter by Patrick Gallimore, published Monday, September 27 titled, 'The universe did not create itself'.Mr Gallimore's argument is flawed.

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